Second Yadkin County Jail

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Second Yadkin County Jail
2nd Yadkin County Jail.jpg
Second Yadkin County Jail, February 2009
Second Yadkin County Jail is located in North Carolina
Second Yadkin County Jail
Second Yadkin County Jail is located in the US
Second Yadkin County Jail
Location241 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville, North Carolina
Coordinates36°8′9″N 80°39′24″W / 36.13583°N 80.65667°W / 36.13583; -80.65667Coordinates: 36°8′9″N 80°39′24″W / 36.13583°N 80.65667°W / 36.13583; -80.65667
Arealess than one acre
Built1892 (1892)
NRHP reference #88001113[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 21, 1988

Second Yadkin County Jail, also known as the Charles Bruce Davis Museum of Art, History, and Science, is a historic jail building located at Yadkinville, Yadkin County, North Carolina. It was built about 1892, and is a one-story, two room, hip roofed brick building. It measures 22 feet by 36 feet. The building housed the county jail until 1928 and converted to apartments. The property was donated to the Yadkin County Historical Society in 1976, and restored for use as a museum.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Janine B. Cutchin (January 1988). "Second Yadkin County Jail" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-07-01.